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Herbal supplements may contain complex formulations of ingredients that can interact with medications. Therefore, it is recommended that before taking Advil® PM products you should consult your physician or pharmacist about any herbal supplements that you are taking.
We recommend that you contact your physician if you are taking other specific medications before taking Advil® PM products. Advil® PM products should not be taken with any other product containing ibuprofen, naproxen, Acetaminophen, aspirin or with any other product containing diphenhydramine, even one used on skin.
Advil® PM products can be taken with nutritional supplements. However, if you are taking nutritional supplements, it is recommended that you discuss this with your physician or pharmacist before taking Advil® PM products.
If you are taking prescription medication, you should discuss using Advil® PM products with your doctor or pharmacist. This is especially important if you have any condition that requires you taking a prescription medication.
You should consult a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are:
Taking sedatives or tranquilizers or any other sleep aid
Taking any other drug containing an NSAID (prescription or nonprescription)
Under a doctor’s care for any continuing medical illness
Taking any other antihistamines
Taking a blood-thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug
Taking aspirin for heart attack or stroke
Taking any other drug
Please see product labeling for complete warnings information.
When taken according to the label, adverse effects of Advil® PM products on the liver are uncommon. Effects of ibuprofen on the liver are rare but may include liver disorder, abnormal liver function, hepatitis and jaundice, and they may occur at higher than recommended over-the-counter (OTC) doses. Consult your physician if you have liver cirrhosis before taking Advil® PM products or if you have any other concern about taking Advil® PM products.
Ibuprofen may cause ulcers but usually at higher prescription doses or when administered for long periods of time. Studies have proven that Advil® PM products are safe and effective when taken as directed. If you have a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn, consult your doctor before using Advil® PM products.
Most retail grocery, pharmacy and convenience stores carry a variety of Advil® PM products. Please check our “Buy Now” page on this website to locate a store near you that carries our products. You may also find online stores that carry the products on this page as well.
Like any drug you become dependent on, Advil® PM can cause addiction problems. While the drug itself is not considered to be "addictive", the associations people can form with the drug and its results can create a dependency.
All medicines can cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome: Constipation; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth, throat, and nose; excitability; gas; headache; heartburn; nausea; stomach pain or upset; thickening of mucus in nose or throat.
There is no known cure for arthritis. Advil® (at the recommended nonprescription dose) can provide temporary relief of minor pain associated with arthritis. For more information on the appropriate treatment of arthritis, consult your physician.